Biography

Julia Hagen

Current as of August 2021

Julia Hagen was born in Salzburg in 1995 and began her first lessons with Detlef Mielke at the Musikum in Salzburg at the age of five. From 2007 to 2011 she studied at the Mozarteum University with Enrico Bronzi, followed by the University of Music and the Performing Arts in Vienna with Reinhard Latzko, joining Heinrich Schiff’s class from 2013. From 2015 to 2019 she was a student of Jens Peter Maintz at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Since autumn 2019 she has continued her training at the renowned Kronberg Academy.

From 2014 to 2016 Julia Hagen was one of six participants in Gautier Capuçon’s Classe d’Excellence de Violoncelle. She also appeared in masterclasses given by Gábor Takács-Nagy, Pamela Frank, Lawrence Power, Nobuko Imai, Torleif Thedéen, Laurence Lesser and Claudio Bohórquez, as well as participating in the Seiji Ozawa International Academy and the Verbier Festival Academy.

Highlights of the 2021/22 season include a concert with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla at the Brucknerhaus in Linz, her debut with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra under Andrew Davis and her debut at the Schubertiade in Hohenems, giving a recital with Igor Levit. She also begins a close artistic partnership with the Bruckner Orchestra in Linz this year, appearing in concert in Salzburg, Linz and at the Gasteig in Munich. In January 2022 she goes on an extensive tour of Japan and, from the 2021/22 season, begins three years as part of the debut programme at the Nikolaisaal in Potsdam. She will also give numerous concerts with the Quatuor Arod and appear at the Mecklenburg Vorpommern Festival.

Julia Hagen plays a 1684 cello by Francesco Rugeri from Cremona, which has been made available to her by a private lender.

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